The death has been announced of a prominent Nigerian Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas, who is well respected home and abroad. The elder statesman died today at the age of 79.
Already, many friends and associates of the highly connected businessman have been trooping to his Lagos house too pay their last respect.
Born in Lagos on 8 June 1935, Molade Alexandria Okoya-Thomas FCNA, MFR, OFR, KSS was, up to the time of his death, the Chancellor of Lagos State University and chairman of CFAO Nigeria Limited.
The Asoju Oba of Lagos, Babasuwa of Ijebu-Remo, and Odofin of Ife studied at Princess School Lagos, Baptist Academy Lagos, Balham & Tooting College of Commerce London and Columbia University New York.
May his soul rest in peace.